Backbone of the Americas—Patagonia to Alaska, (3–7 April 2006)
Session No. 8 Thursday, 6 April 2006
8:30 AM-12:30 PM, Congress & Exhibition Center: Auditorio Bustelo Sur

T2. Plateau and Cordillera Uplift II

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8-18:30 AM LITHOSPHERIC THICKENING AND FOUNDERING: A COMPARISON OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL ANDES: BECK, Susan L.1, GILBERT, Hersh1, WAGNER, Lara2, ALVARADO, Patricia1, ANDERSON, Megan3, CALKINS, Josh1, and ZANDT, George1, (1) Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Gould-Simpson Bldg, Tucson, AZ 85721-0077, beck@geo.arizona.edu, (2) DTM, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5241 Brad Branch Road, NW, Washington DC, 20015-1305, (3) U.S.G.S, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
8-28:50 AM WAS THE FORMATION OF THE ANDEAN HIGH-PLATEAU TRIGGERED BY DRY CLIMATE? PROPOSALS FROM PROCESS NUMERICAL MODELING: GARCIA-CASTELLANOS, Daniel, Geophysics, ICTJA-CSIC Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera, Sole i Sabaris s/n, Barcelona 08028 Spain, danielgc@ija.csic.es
8-39:10 AM LATE CENOZOIC GEOMORPHOLOGIC SIGNALS OF ANDES DEFORMATION IN A UPLIFTING AND CLIMATIC CHANGES CONTEXT (26°S-28°S): RIQUELME, Rodrigo, Departamento de Ciencias Geológicas, Universidad Católica del Norte, Avenida Angamos 0610, Antofagasta, Chile, rriquelme@ucn.cl, HÉRAIL, Gérard, IRD, 14 avenue Edouard Belin, 31400, Toulouse, France, MARTINOD, Joseph, LMTG, Universite Paul Sabatier, 14 avenue Edouard Belin, 31400, Toulouse, France, CHARRIER, Reynaldo, Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, China, and DARROZES, José, LMTG, Universite Paul Sabatier, 14 avenue Edouard Belin, 31400, Toulouse, France
8-49:30 AM PLIO-PLEISTOCENE PLATE-BOUNDARY COUPLING, MEJILLONES REGION, NORTHERN CHILE: LOCAL SUPPORT FOR A CLIMATE-TECTONIC FEEDBACK MECHANISM FOR CENTRAL ANDEAN UPLIFT: PINTER, Nicholas, CASANOVA, Constanza, and ISHMAN, Scott E., Geology Department, Southern Illinois University, 1259 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4324, npinter@geo.siu.edu
8-59:50 AM REVISITING IDEAS ABOUT GIANT EARTHQUAKES, THE SUBDUCTION PROCESS, AND THEIR RELATION TO ANDEAN MOUNTAIN BUILDING IN THE LIGHT OF THE SUMATRA MEGAEARTHQUAKE: OKAL, Emile A., Department of Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, emile@earth.northwestern.edu and STEIN, Seth, Geological Sciences, Northwestern Univ, Locy Hall, 1850 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
8-610:10 AM SURFACE UPLIFT OF THE WESTERN SLOPE OF THE PUNA SEGMENT OF THE CENTRAL ANDEAN PLATEAU: JORDAN, Teresa E.1, MPODOZIS, Constantino2, BLANCO, Nicolás3, HOKE, Gregory D.4, and NESTER, Peter L.1, (1) Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Snee Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-1504, tej1@cornell.edu, (2) Sipetrol S.A, Vitacura 2736, Santiago, Chile, (3) SERNAGEOMIN, Santa María 0104, Casilla 10465, Santiago, Chile, (4) Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Rochester, 227 Hutchinson Hall, Rochester, NY 14627
 10:30 AM Break
8-710:50 AM REVISITING SHORTENING ESTIMATES ALONG THE BOLIVIAN OROCLINE: IMPLICATIONS OF THERMAL HEATING, EROSION AND CRUSTAL FLOW ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH ELEVATION PLATEAU: MCQUARRIE, Nadine, Department of Geosciences, Princeton Univ, Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, nmcq@princeton.edu
8-811:10 AM UNSTEADY EXHUMATION OF THE EASTERN MARGIN OF THE CENTRAL ANDEAN PLATEAU, NORTHERN BOLIVIA: HORTON, Brian K.1, GILLIS, Robert J.2, and GROVE, Marty2, (1) Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 595 Charles Young Drive East, Box 951567, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, horton@ess.ucla.edu, (2) Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567
8-911:30 AM A COMPARISON OF THE NORTH AMERICAN AND SOUTH AMERICAN RETROARC FORELAND BASIN SYSTEMS: DECELLES, Peter G., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, decelles@geo.arizona.edu, HORTON, Brian K., Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 595 Charles Young Drive East, Box 951567, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, and CARRAPA, Barbara, Institute of Geosciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, D-14476
8-1011:50 AM LEAD ISOTOPE DOMAINS OF THE CENTRAL ANDES (13°S-28°S) CONSTRAINED BY 3D DENSITY MODEL: MAMANI, Mirian1, WÖRNER, Gerhard1, and TASSARA, Andres2, (1) Geochemie, Goettingen University, Goldschmidtstr. 1, Goettingen, 37077, mmirian@gwdg.de, (2) Institute für Geologische Wissentschaften, Frei Universität Berlin, Berlin, D-12249, Germany
8-1112:10 PM LATE MIOCENE PLATEAU-WIDE SURFACE UPLIFT IN THE CENTRAL ANDES: AN INTEGRATION OF STABLE ISOTOPE PALEOALTIMETRY AND GEOMORPHOLOGY: HOKE, Gregory D., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 227 Hutchinson Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, gdhoke@earth.rochester.edu and GARZIONE, Carmala N., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univ of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627

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